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Humans recycled stone artefacts 13,000 years ago!


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS) Humans recycled their stone artefacts even as early as 13,000 years ago, according to a finding based on the discovery of burnt artefacts in the Moli ... Read more...

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1,000-year-old tomb found in Mexico


September 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists have discovered a tomb more than 1,000 years old in the western state of Michoacan, authorities said.The find of the funeral chamber, in which ... Read more...

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Remains of medieval British monarch unearthed?


September 12th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Archaeologists have unearthed a skeleton which they believe could be the remains of King Richard III, a medieval monarch, The Independent reported.The skeleton was exhumed from ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

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30,000 antiques to be salvaged from sunken Chinese ship


August 19th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) More than 30,000 antiques will be salvaged from an ancient merchant vessel that sank 500 years ago off the coast of southeast China's Guangdong province.On the ... Read more...

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Egypt’s buried hands may be ancient trophies


August 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Sixteen buried hands uncovered recently in Egypt could be trophies victorious warriors took after battle 3,600 years ago, say experts.Researchers believe the discovery is the earliest ... Read more...

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Thousands of skeletons found in London pit


August 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of skeletons found in a mass grave in London were of people who died due to climatic changes after a 13th century volcanic eruption, according ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks review of quashing of case against Mayawati


August 4th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The supreme Court Saturday was moved seeking the review of its judgment quashing the first information report (FIR) registered by the CBI against former Uttar ... Read more...

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Mosque case: Petitioner seeks action against lawmaker


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A petitioner Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking contempt of court proceedings against legislator Shoaib Iqbal, the central government and Delhi's police chief for ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, two held for stoning cops (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday even as two people were arrested and ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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Tension defused; Delhi mosque site handed over to ASI (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Tension defused; controversial mosque site handed over to ASI


July 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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Kids’ bodies recovered from 700-year-old Mexican grave


July 18th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Archaeologists in Mexico City have discovered skulls and other bones of 15 human beings from a mysterious mass grave, most of them of children of travelling ... Read more...

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China’s earliest wine unearthed in tomb


July 6th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Liquid found inside an ancient wine vessel unearthed in China's Shaanxi province is believed to be the earliest wine in the country's history, dating back ... Read more...

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Will the world end Dec 21?


June 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) We only have a few months left to live because the world will end Dec 21, 2012, according to another Mayan inscription discovered by archaeologists.It is ... Read more...

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World’s oldest clay pots found in China


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Archaeologists have found pottery fragments in China that are 20,000 years old, making them the world's oldest known specimens, it was reported here.Earlier theories have held ... Read more...

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‘Mayan text on world’s end is about political history’


June 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, June 29 (IANS) A 1,300-year-old Mayan text discovered in Guatemala provides the second known reference to December 21, 2012, touted as the world's end date. However, archaeologists ... Read more...

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Experts find new evidence supporting John the Baptist bones theory


June 15th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sveti Ivan Island, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeology experts have found new evidence that the remains discovered in the ruins of a Bulgaria 5th century monastery belong to St John the Baptist. ... Read more...

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More terracotta warriors unearthed in China


June 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) More terracotta warriors were found during excavations at the mausoleum of emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 B.C.) in China.Among the findings is a giant 2.5-metre tall ... Read more...

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Scientists excited about mammoth discovery in Iowa


June 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oskaloosa (Iowa), June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rare discovery of mammoth bones on a rural Iowa farm has left archaeological scientists very excited.The unusual of an undisturbed mammoth's skeleton will allow ... Read more...

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‘Vampire’ skeletons discovered in Bulgaria


June 6th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sozopol, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archaeologists in Bulgaria have discovered two medieval skeletons from the Middle Ages, which were pierced through the chest with iron rods to allegedly prevent them from turning ... Read more...

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Ancient shipwrecks unearthed in China


May 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Archaeologists in China have unearthed two shipwrecks under an artificial waterway that remained buried for centuries.Over 600 artifacts have also been recovered from the site in ... Read more...

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4,000-year-old tomb found in Egypt


May 29th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 29 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old tomb in Egypt that contains a sarcophagus inscribed with ancient funeral texts as well as ritual objects."It is the first time ... Read more...

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Oldest-known Mayan calendar found


May 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS/EFE) A team of US archaeologists announced Thursday the discovery of the oldest Mayan calendar to date, a ninth-century artifact amid the ruins of an ancient ... Read more...

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2,500-year-old tomb found in China


April 24th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A tomb of an ancient Chinese warlord, dating back more than 2,500 years, has been discovered near a tourist resort.The tomb was found in Yishui county ... Read more...

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Ancient altar for human sacrifices found in Peru


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 4 (IANS/EFE) A group of Peruvian archaeologists found a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices on the top of a hill in the northern region of La Libertad, the ... Read more...

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Hoard of Roman coins discovered


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) More than 30,000 silver Roman coins have been found by archaeologists at the site of a new city-centre hotel in Britain.The hoard, believed to date from ... Read more...

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Stone Age hunters discovered America


March 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) America was first discovered by Stone Age people from Europe - 10,000 years before the Siberia-originating ancestors of the American Indians set foot in the New ... Read more...

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5,300-year-old Austrian ‘iceman’ had brown eyes, relatives


March 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A 5,300-year-old "iceman" known as Otzi, from Austria, had brown eyes. He was also the world's first-known case of Lyme disease, the Daily Mail reported.Otzi, who ... Read more...

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Wreckage of 16th century ship discovered off Brazil


March 1st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANs/EFE) A team of Brazilian archaeologists and divers who discovered the remains of a Spanish vessel off the southern state of Santa Catarina say the recovered ... Read more...

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Mexicans find millennium-old game board


February 24th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists carrying out restoration at a site in the southeastern state of Campeche discovered a Mayan game board dating from more than 1,000 years ago, ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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Israeli archaeologists find ancient bread stamp


January 11th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 11 (IANS) A tiny seal with the image of a seven-branch menorah, used to stamp the kosher sign on bread 1,500 years ago, was discovered by Israeli archaeologists.Researchers ... Read more...

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